Best corn maze near NYC?
September 14, 2011 8:47 PM   Subscribe

Where's the best corn maze (for adults) an hour away from New York City?

I've never been to a corn maze but it seems like a ton of fun! I'm in the NYC area and am willing to an hour (1.5hrs is pushing it but if doable if it's an a-MAZE-ing.) to find one that is tall (so cheating is hard/impossible) and challenging. What's the best place to hit up?

Bonus points if the corn maze has apple picking near by so my friends and I can make a day out of it!
posted by carpyful to Sports, Hobbies, & Recreation (6 answers total) 5 users marked this as a favorite
Lyman Orchards is TWO hours away but is so fantastic! Their shop is adorable and filled with goodies and their sandwiches are truly yummy.
posted by houseofdanie at 11:39 PM on September 14, 2011

The maze in Stony Hill (Chester, New Jersey) is 10 acres, more than twice the size of the one at Lyman. And it would take just under an hour to get there.
posted by bcwinters at 4:18 AM on September 15, 2011

Alstede Farms (Chester, NJ) has one too and it is right up the road from Stony Hill. Alot of other nice fall things to do in the area as well.
posted by Busmick at 6:38 AM on September 15, 2011

I've never been, but there is actually a corn maze in Queens -- at the Queens County Farm Museum in Floral Park.
posted by Jeanne at 6:47 AM on September 15, 2011

HMm there a couple here on the east end of long island. There are farms ,apple orchards, and wineries here as well.
posted by majortom1981 at 9:51 AM on September 15, 2011

I see your 1.5 hour caveat, but the only one I know of that is really good is 2 hours away - Headless Horseman. I've been there three times, and always enjoyed myself. However, it does get really crowded, and there's haunted houses, as well. Not sure if that is what you are going for.

Have fun!
posted by firei at 3:05 PM on September 16, 2011

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